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Art: Michael Skop at the Fort Thomas Museum

0 Comments · Monday, April 12, 2010
The late sculptor Michael Skop lived in Fort Thomas and taught at Northern Kentucky University and the Cincinnati Art Academy. His works on display are small sculptures and large drawings that show Skop's definitive line and strong concepts. Through April.  

Art: I See Africa at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center

0 Comments · Monday, April 12, 2010
The Kennedy Heights Arts Center's ambitious 'I See Africa: Perceptions, Imaginings, and Realities' is on view through June 5. It presents views of Africa that go beyond the sensationalism of news photos to "articulate the realities of contemporary Africa and Africans," say organizers.   

Shapeshifter (Review)

Local and regional shapeshifters artfully manipulate ordinary resources

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 31, 2010
In Country Club's current group show, much of the work is flat-out beautiful, while what isn't is still rewarding because it gives you plenty to think about. The show, continuing through April 10, resonates from artist to artist and is a pleasure to explore.  

Art: Shapeshifter at Country Club Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 31, 2010
In Country Club’s current group show, Shapeshifter, much of the work is flat-out beautiful, while what isn’t is still rewarding because it gives you plenty to think about. Along with Shapeshifter, the gallery is showing a small solo exhibition of work by Paul Coors, co-founder of the late but not forgotten Publico Gallery in Over-the-Rhine. Through April 10.  

Onstage: Top Girls

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Can a 28 year-old-play about societal values still pack a punch? Unfortunately, yes, which means we haven't fixed it yet. If 'Top Girls' isn't the shocker it was when Caryl Churchill's play first appeared on a London stage in 1982, it's only because we've seen enough to recognize the problems. Through April 3 at NKU.  

Top Girls (Review)

NKU actresses take on an earlier generation's cry of distress

0 Comments · Monday, March 29, 2010
Can a 28 year-old-play about societal values still pack a punch? Unfortunately, yes — which means we haven't fixed it yet. If 'Top Girls' isn't the shocker it was when Caryl Churchill's play first appeared on a London stage in 1982, it's only because we've seen enough to recognize the problems.  

Art: Cincinnati Colored Pencil Society at YWCA Art Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 24, 2010
If you thought the colored pencil was an artistic medium reserved for grade school, members of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America will be quick to dissuade you. Through April 16 at the YWCA Art Gallery.  

Pencil Pushers

Local society chapter shows colored pencil as a true art form

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Colored pencil art works? By grownups? If you thought the colored pencil was an artistic medium reserved for grade school, members of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America will be quick to dissuade you. The group has a show up at the downtown YWCA right now that features multiple works from more than a dozen artists.  

Art: Tables and Walls at Iris Bookcafe

0 Comments · Monday, March 22, 2010
Catch it right now, today or Thursday, before it goes away. "Tables and Walls," a varied and exacting photography exhibition at Iris Bookcafé will come down Thursday night and a new show, "Loss/Lost," will be up for Final Friday.  

Art: Abundance at Collector's Art Group

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 16, 2010
"Abundance" at Collector’s Art Group blooms with Clarie Darley’s reflections on Lotus Pond at Big Bone Gardens in Kentucky through watercolor, charcoal, graphite and in a monoprint. Through April 10.